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I was raised in a spirit of the importance of service to your fellow man. My mom is a senator back home in South Africa. My father is a very caring and generous individual.
With music, there's a conversation happening. You're hearing what's going on right now, with people's emotional states, in a communal way, and listening to that is really - it's both informative and so generous. It's like emotional news.
The truly generous is the truly wise, and he who loves not others lives unblest!
If you have a good self-esteem, you can be generous, you can give back and you can be productive in the world.
I believe that if creative people are open and generous enough when working with each other, a lot more can be learned and achieved by both parties. That's what it's all about, trying to produce the best work possible on any given project.
Men are likely to be quite generous, especially financially.
I came not to your glorious shores to enjoy a happy rest - I came not to gather triumphs of personal distinction, but as a humble petitioner, in my country's name, as its freely chosen constitutional leader, to entreat your generous aid.
People who think they're generous to a fault usually think that's their only fault.
Sydney J. Harris
I think the best actors are the most generous, the kindest, the greatest people and at their worst they are vain, greedy and insecure.
After having won a scepter, few are so generous as to disdain the pleasures of ruling.
I don't think I've ever met any single person who has been vulgar. But you know, you learn along the way that some people are going to be very generous, and other people... It's just not innate within them. Sometimes I think you just have to decide if you're going to stand up and get on with it or if you're going to be crushed and threatened.
People are frustrated. This is the most generous country in the world when it comes to immigration. There are a million people a year who legally immigrate to the United States, and people feel like we're being taken advantage of. We feel like despite our generosity, we're being taken advantage of.
The Russians are extreme people: they are generous but crazy at the same time. They always have something to say, and I really like that.
Actors have an innate sense of self and humanity, the good ones do, and of being generous of heart and generous of spirit.
It may be very generous in one person to offer what it would be ungenerous in another to accept.
I'm shrewd about money; I invest well and look after it. But it's in my nature to be generous. I look after people.
But I was very, very unhappy because my mother was very charming and generous, but to me, very dominating.
For generations, Americans who aren't rich have been generous and admiring of their wealthy compatriots - want a country where people who work hard can succeed, where the same rules apply to everyone. They expect to have their own shot at getting rich. But increasingly, they are seeing that the game is rigged.
Dee Dee Myers
I have some tremendous, tremendously loving, generous friends all over the world.
They were nothing like the French people I had imagined. If anything, they were too kind, too generous and too knowledgable in the fields of plumbing and electricity.
I try really hard to give my kids as much independence as I can, caring mostly about their character: Are they kind? Generous? Do they work hard?
Steak and its accompaniments - wine, vegetables, potatoes and generous desserts - is a primal source of pleasure to which many people can relate.
I'm still an English professor at Rice University here in Houston. They've been very generous in letting me on a very long leash to just work on 'The Passage' and its sequels.
I go to work, and I work very hard. I'm loyal, generous, true, kind, fair - all those boxes are ticked. I'm going to Heaven.
As with the onset of sudden celebrity, for the newly rich, the world often becomes a darker, narrower, less generous place; a paradox that elicits scant sympathy, but is nonetheless true.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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